Synonyms for stretch
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a large and unbroken expanse or distance
"a stretch of highway"; "a stretch of clear water"
reach, reaching, stretchnoun
the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
a straightaway section of a racetrack
exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
extension to or beyond the ordinary limit
"running at full stretch"; "by no stretch of the imagination"; "beyond any stretch of his understanding"
an unbroken period of time during which you do something
"there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
stretch, stretchiness, stretchabilityadjective
the capacity for being stretched
having an elongated seating area
"a stretch limousine"
stretch, stretch alongverb
occupy a large, elongated area
"The park stretched beneath the train line"
extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
"Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head"
go, unfold, run, hold out, elongate, adulterate, stretch along, draw out, gallop, reach out, broaden, strain, dilute, debase, stretch out, put out, offer, extend, cover, widen, expand, load, lead, poke out, carry, pass, exsert, protract, stretch forth, continue, prolong
unfold, stretch, stretch out, extendverb
extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
"Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth"; "extend the TV antenna"
gallop, crane, blossom, widen, run, lead, continue, debase, load, poke out, extend, blossom forth, protract, stretch out, draw out, offer, put out, carry, spread out, open, go, stretch forth, pass, adulterate, dilute, reach out, unfold, exsert, stretch along, spread, expand, cover, prolong, strain, hold out, blossom out, elongate, broaden
become longer by being stretched and pulled
"The fabric stretches"
make long or longer by pulling and stretching
"stretch the fabric"
stretch, stretch outverb
lie down comfortably
"To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass"
pull in opposite directions
"During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack"
extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly
"Stretch the limits"; "stretch my patience"; "stretch the imagination"
load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debaseverb
corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
lade, unfold, pervert, elongate, adulterate, demoralise, deprave, stretch along, debauch, thin, vitiate, reduce, dilute, cut, thin out, stretch out, misdirect, load up, extend, debase, laden, charge, load, corrupt, profane, demoralize, subvert, alloy
increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
"stretch the soup by adding some more cream"; "extend the casserole with a little rice"
go, unfold, exsert, hold out, elongate, strain, stretch along, cover, dilute, reach out, broaden, draw out, gallop, debase, stretch out, put out, offer, extend, run, widen, expand, load, lead, poke out, carry, pass, protract, stretch forth, continue, adulterate, prolong
stretch, stretch outverb
extend one's body or limbs
"Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours"
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We’ve seen some real positive developments recently among the companies that rank highly in the report, and also with their suppliers, that’s a big part of the optimism behind the report. I think it’s not a stretch to say that a fast food company that wants to serve chicken that’s been raised without routine antibiotics should be able to do so right now with no delay. Companies are in business to satisfy their customers, and like never before, customers are asking for meat raised without antibiotics.
They are attempting to further stretch the security establishment.
Shops have to assign people at the entrance, a lot of people, to ensure respect for the wearing of masks, and sometimes that is a stretch, a robot allows you to free up some people so they can focus on their normal tasks.
Jumping falls into a type of exercise we call plyometrics, these exercises involve quicker, shorter motions that stimulate the stretch reflex. That reflex is responsible for explosive movement, like an outfielder reacting to a fly ball.
I think it's somewhat jarring to a lot of people in the area, considering we had a considerable dry stretch this summer where it didn't rain for a while and we had the heat wave as well, so kind of bouncing between opposite ends of the spectrum this year, so it's been pretty dynamic for folks in the area.
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- تمدد, تمتدArabic
- estirarCatalan, Valencian
- dehnen, ausleiern, strecken, Strecke, AbschnittGerman
- estirar, estirarse, extenderse, dar, estiramiento, tramo, elasticidad, trecho, estirónSpanish
- کش آمدنPersian
- venyttää, venytellä, pingottaa, venyä, venyttely, venyvyys, osuus, liioittelu, kimmoisuusFinnish
- s'étirer, s'étendre, étendre, étirementFrench
- sìnScottish Gaelic
- kifeszít, kinyújtHungarian
- 伸びる, 伸ばす, ストレッチJapanese
- 당기다, 뻗다Korean
- tendo, extendoLatin
- whakamakaka, hōkari, whakamākakakakaMāori
- strekken, rechttrekken, rekken, aanspannen, reiken, rekDutch
- tøye utNorwegian
- esticar, espreguiçar-sePortuguese
- extender, stender, tenderRomansh
- растянуться, вытянуться, растягивать, натягивать, вытянуть, вытягиваться, натянуть, вытягивать, растянуть, растягиваться, растя́жка, эласти́чность, растя́гивание, промежу́ток, уча́стокRussian
- సాగు, సాగదీయు, ఒళ్ళు విరుచుకొనుTelugu
- germek, uzamak, çekmek, gerilmek, yayılmak, gerinmek, uzanmak, uzatmak, esneklik, elastikiyet, gerinmeTurkish
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